Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
9:00 am Arrival/Intro Arrival/Intro Arrival/Intro Arrival/Intro Arrival/Intro
9:15 am Fishing Experience Level Evaluation Fishing Prep Fishing Prep Fishing Prep Mini Fishing Tournament
9:30 am Fishing off the Pier Fishing off the Pier Fishing off the Pier Fishing off the Pier Mini Fishing Tournament
10:30 am Snack Snack Snack Snack Snack
12:30 pm* Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00 pm Activity in the Shade Activity in the Shade Activity in the Shade Activity in the Shade Activity in the Shade
2:00 pm Fishing Skillbuilder Fishing Skillbuilder Fishing Skillbuilder Fishing Skillbuilder Fishing Skillbuilder
3:00 pm Dismissal Dismissal Dismissal Dismissal Dismissal

*Lunch will be included for free for all Full Day Campers

**Older/more experienced campers will have a modified schedule that involves more fishing in deeper locations off the pier

Examples of Weekly Fishing Skillbuilders

  • How to properly set up and rig fishing rods
  • Techniques to improve your casting
  • How to properly throw a casting net
  • How to make 2-3 of the best fishing knots
  • Best ways to remove fish from a hook to minimize potential damage
  • Techniques for reeling in your fish and tips on how to set a hook
  • How to properly place your bait on a hook
  • Proper way to fillet a fish

 

Examples of Weekly Activities in the Shade

  • Explanations of different types of fishing bait and where/when to use them
  • Fish Dissection/Anatomy Discussion
  • Invasive species discussion/presentation
  • Basic explanation about marine conservation/examples
  • About local fishing rules and regulations in Florida
  • Discussion about boating and fishing safety
  • Discussion on what to keep in your tackle box and how to use the items
  • Fish/ocean related arts and crafts
  • Discussion and presentation on local fish living off of our beaches
  • Discussion on the importance of protecting your skin while fishing and staying hydrated
  • Discussion about different local marine and freshwater ecosystems in our area
  • Presentation on multiple great fishing spots in South Florida

 

Friday Mini-Fishing Tournaments: Each and every Friday the campers will get to test their skills by competing for a variety of prizes in multiple categories for most fish caught, most caught of a different species, the smallest fish caught, etc.